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Bridgeport (Chicago, Illinois)

A Bridgeport address has become one of the most coveted on the South Side. The sound of condo and townhouse construction competes with the serenity of its tree-lined streets. Read more about Bridgeport, Chicago
A Bridgeport address has become one of the most coveted on the South Side. The sound of condo and townhouse construction competes with the serenity of its tree-lined streets. Read more about Bridgeport, Chicago « Show less

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  • Why Make It So Hard For Paul Vallas To Help Bridgeport Schools?

    Why Make It So Hard For Paul Vallas To Help Bridgeport Schools?
    It would be a blow to the city of Bridgeport's school system and its 21,000 students if Paul Vallas is not permitted to stay on as superintendent. Someone of Mr. Vallas' experience and gravitas is just what the doctor ordered for the city's ailing...
  • 'NATO 3' trial to begin

     'NATO 3' trial to begin
    A trial starting this week is expected to raise questions about how Cook County prosecutors are using Illinois' anti-terrorism law and whether Chicago police crossed any lines when they infiltrated protest groups before the 2012 NATO summit. The so-...
  • Man, 20, charged in fatal Bridgeport shooting held on $2M bail

    Man, 20, charged in fatal Bridgeport shooting held on $2M bail
    A Cicero man accused of fatally shooting one man and injuring two others during an argument at a weekend party in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood was ordered held on $2 million bail Monday. Vidal Martinez, 20, of the 1300 block of South 58th Avenue,...
  • Rooftop terraces offer a place to unwind

    Rooftop terraces offer a place to unwind
    After moving to an apartment in the four-story Greenview Place building in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood in February, Burton Nelson thought he had lost a link to the great outdoors. No longer could he walk out his door to his yard. But Greenview...
  • Ex-alderman Medrano convicted on third corruption charge

    Ex-alderman Medrano convicted on third corruption charge
    Former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano was convicted of corruption Tuesday for a third time and could face more than a decade in prison after pleading guilty in a 2010 bribery scheme to influence a bandage contract at Stroger Hospital. Medrano, 59,...
  • Graduate students create cultural criticism journal

    Graduate students create cultural criticism journal
    Ever since The Baffler left town and Stop Smiling ceased publication, Chicago's small-press scene has been on life support. Now, an indie journal of cultural criticism is poised to fill the void. -------------------- This piece first ran in...
  • Authorities: Police kill knife-wielding man in Bridgeport

    Authorities: Police kill knife-wielding man in Bridgeport
    A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who was waving a butcher knife during a domestic disturbance in a Bridgeport home early Friday morning, authorities said. Felix Valdez, 44 was shot around 1:10 a.m. in his apartment in the 3200 block of...
  • Death of prominent businessman, and fed informant, ruled suicide

    Death of prominent businessman, and fed informant, ruled suicide
    In the tightknit Bridgeport neighborhood where he grew up, Michael DiFoggio was known simply as "Bird," a gregarious, hard-drinking plumbing contractor who parlayed political connections into success as a real estate developer. Through the years,...
  • Who saw this coming? Quinn taps Vallas as running mate.

     
    UPDATED ITEM FOR SUNDAY PRINT COLUMN Like just about everyone else, I expected Gov. Pat Quinn to choose an up-and-coming Illinois Democrat to be his running mate — an ethnic minority, a woman or both. The party needs to deepen......
  • Arcade Fire Announces 2014 North American Tour

    Arcade Fire has announced several North American shows in support of its new album "Reflektor," beginning in March 6 in Louisville, Ky., and ending late August in Montreal. "Reflektor" recently scored the No. 1 spot on the Billboard album chart,...
  • Bridgeport Had Better Find Another Paul Vallas

    Renowned school reformer Paul Vallas has won his battle in court to be certified as a superintendent in Connecticut. But, alas, it's a hollow victory. Mr. Vallas is returning to Illinois, where he once headed Chicago's school district and was the city's...
  • Urbana man charged with DUI, reckless homicide in death of Chicago student at U of I

    Urbana man charged with DUI, reckless homicide in death of Chicago student at U of I
    The driver of a pickup truck that went over a curb and struck two students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, killing one of them, had marijuana in his system and faces felony charges or driving under the influence, Champaign County...